Acupuncture Treatment With Needles

Acupuncture is a type of treatment method that involves inserting of thing needles through the skin of patients at specific locations and in varying depths. It is practiced only by a well-trained chiropractor for fruitful outcomes. Years of research work have proved that Acupuncture is an effective method of treating headaches and chronic pain in chiropractor in Okc. Many believe that it works by causing neurological effect, while some others are of the opinion that it balances vital energy and brings relief. However, there is no clear scientific explanation of Acupuncture’s working. To this day, it still remains a controversy among the Western medical scientists and doctors. It is claimed that when an acupuncturist inserts needles in a patient’s body, it helps to boost his wellbeing and cures various illnesses. Acupuncture can be used for variety of conditions like blood pressure, headaches, whooping cough, neck pain, chronic body pain, etc. As per Traditional Chinese Medicine, good health is due to a harmonious balance between the complementary extremes of ‘yang’ and ‘yin’ of life forces, collectively called as ‘Qi’. Illness is resulted when theses forces become imbalanced. Qi is believed to have a path of flow through meridians inside the body. An acupuncturist is capable of locating and accessing the meridians in over 350 acupuncture points throughout the body. And they are particularly the points where the needles are inserted.

Acupuncture has spread to different parts of the world and is now being used along with the western medicine. It came to America in the early 20th century and has now found a strong foothold among various medical practitioners. Nowadays, many doctors recommend their patients to go for acupuncture  in Okc when their efforts with western medicines do not produce expected results. Acupuncture has treated numerous patients across the globe with surprising outcomes. Because of all these reasons, it has a great success rate and is still in practice.

Sometimes, acupuncture is used in conjunction with acupressure or cupping technique for better results. The advantages of acupuncture known to humans are many, but there are also come risks involved with the uses of this form of treatment. A few of the possible risk include:

– Danger to patients with bleeding disorder or the ones consuming blood-thinning medication.

– Bleeding, soreness, or bruising may occur at insertion points.

– Unsterilized needles can cause infecting.

– If inserted deeply in upper back or chest, there is a danger of collapsing of lung.

– Needle shock may result in chilliness, faintness, or slight nausea.

Generally, acupuncture is not used on young children or infants, weak or elderly patients, people having compromised immunity, patients having low blood sugar and low blood pressure, people suffering from extreme anxiety or having the fear of needles, and pregnant women.

As acupuncture’s goal is promoting and restoring energy balance flowing through a person’s body, its benefits extend different condition like emotional disorders of depression and anxiety, digestive complaints of vomiting, nausea, irritable bowel movement, etc. It is also beneficial in overcoming pain due to injury or degenerative diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. Also, acupuncture has been successfully used in the treatment of neurological problems such as Parkinson’s disease, migraine, etc. Other medical conditions that can be treated with the use of acupuncture include sinusitis, asthma, infertility, fatigue, gynecological disorders, addictions, and many others. Various research studies in the United States have proved that acupuncture helps relieve pain in lower back, migraine headaches, dental pain, fibromyalgia.